Pro-Homosexual Church of England Dean Spins Smyth Report to Blacken Evangelicals

Feb 14, 2017 by

by David Virtue, VOL: A pro-homosexual Church of England Oxford Dean is attempting to paint evangelicals as those who “torture and oppress” are therefore responsible for the Church’s alleged homophobia and should accept same-sex relations as normative. The Very Rev. Prof Martyn...

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Serving bishop joins criticism against C of E stance on gay marriage

Feb 14, 2017 by

by Harriet Sherwood, Guardian: A serving Church of England bishop has added his name to an open letter written by retired bishops to their successors criticising the church for lack of leadership over gay relationships. Five more retired Anglican bishops have also signed the letter, bringing the...

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How to Think About Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Policies and Religious Freedom

Feb 14, 2017 by

by Ryan Anderson, The Heritage Foundation: Current proposals to create new LGBT protections with varying types of religious exemptions will not result in what advocates claim is “Fairness for All.” Instead, they will penalize many Americans who believe that we are created male and female and that...

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Questions Of Gay Sex And Christian Faith Dominate As CofE Meets For Controversial Synod

Feb 13, 2017 by

by Harry Farley, Christian Today: The issue of sex and faith will dominate discussions at the Church of England’s governing body this week, with bishops facing multiple challenges over their conservative stance on gay marriage. A public question and answer session to the Church’s top...

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Church of England ‘not listening to gay Christians’, says retired bishops

Feb 12, 2017 by

by Callum May, BBC News: Fourteen retired bishops have accused Church of England leaders of not listening to the voices of gay Christians. The bishops said in an open letter that a new report on the Church’s stance on homsexuality tells of gay people’s pain, but has no “authentic...

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Virginia school board rejects bid to give special protections for ‘sexual orientation’ and ‘gender identity’

Feb 11, 2017 by

from LifeSite: In a 5-4 vote Tuesday night, the Loudoun County School Board rejected a proposal to add “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” to the protected characteristics listed in its equal employment policy. Instead, the board voted unanimously to add a paragraph stating the school...

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